South Korea congratulates Rouhani on re-election

IRNA — South Korean Foreign Ministry by issuing statement on Monday congratulated the re-election of President Hassan Rouhani.

The statement also congratulated Iranian nation and officials as well and called for strengthening bilateral ties.

It said obtaining 57 percent of votes by Hassan Rouhani is a landslide victory in the presidential election.

‘We hope victory of president-elect Hassan Rouhani in election brings more honor and progress for Iran and Iranians.’

The statement said South Korean government intends to uphold cooperation with the Iranian government and president, the friendly relations between the two countries witness growth and progress.

It underlined that the re-election of Rouhani as president is another opportunity for Iran to make its constructive cooperation with international community stronger and pave the way for more progress and success.